Dallas Escape Series – Thailand’s Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort

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It might be hard to think of a reason to escape such perfect weather in the Dallas area, but alas, this is a resort escape you may want to consider for your next getaway. The Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort and Spa has some of the most breath-taking views of Thailand. The trip from Dallas to Thailand is about 20-23 hours, depending on the flight and how much you want to spend. A round trip flight in November using Kayak.com can be about $700. Rooms can be about $130 or more a night depending on when you book or take advantage of promotions. Here’s a snippet from the resort website:

 

Located on a tranquil stretch of sand, Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort offers guests inimitable luxury comforts coupled with world renowned Thai hospitality. Enjoy water sports on the Gulf of Thailand’s placid warm waters whilst residing at one of the most elegant Koh Samui resorts. Soak in the sun by Anantara’s elegant infinity pool with stunning sea views or on Bophut’s peaceful beach. Unwind with one of our specially developed Anantara spa packages. Dine on fiery Thai curries and char grill cuisine overlooking the ocean.

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Anantara Bophut presents a Koh Samui resort lifestyle that is quite unlike any other, from Bill Bensley designed tropical gardens which complement the charms of Fisherman’s Cove on Bophut Beach, to southern Thai architecture which reflects our local cultural heritage, and world class amenities enhanced by Anantara’s unique design touches.

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A wealth of leisure facilities and experiences from windsurfing and sailing to spa, beach yoga, tennis, cooking classes and area excursions help you to make the most of Koh Samui’s stunning natural and cultural attractions. While complimentary Wi-Fi Internet at our Lobby and Library, in the Eclipse Bar, High Tide and Full Moon restaurants, as well as poolside, allows you to keep up to date with the world. In short, Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort brings you all of the island’s riches with Anantara’s distinctive gracefulness.

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And now a few reviews from TripAdvisor:

Just returned from an 8 night stay – the aim of the holiday was to rest and relax and that’s exactly what we achieved. The resort offers many options – relax by the pool, on the beach, in the gardens in a hammock, by the Pool Bar, in one of the restaurants – its nicely conceived and affords an enjoyable…

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We’ve had a fantastic holiday at the Anantara Bo Phut, we couldn’t have asked for more from our stay. The location is brilliant just a few minutes walk from the Fishermans village where you’ll find lots of restaurants, shops and bars. The staff are so attentive and couldn’t do anymore for you. Beautiful room and lovely pool and beach area….

 

I had only 2 nights ago at Anantara Bophut 2 weeks ago which is a little too short but a good one. We got such a warm welcome on arrival by front desk team, our room was not ready which we were aware and plan to spend the time around the area. Front desk team offered a hospitality room and…

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Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort and Spa

Address: 99/9 Bophut Bay, Samui Island, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand

Phone: +66 77 428 300

 

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